Film London Jarman Award 2021 Weekend

Saturday 13 – Sunday 14 November 2021

Welcome to the Film London Jarman Award 2021 Weekend!

This year we present a special online edition of the programme, with 48-hour access to the six artists films in the touring programme over Saturday and Sunday.

Bringing together the six artists shortlisted for the 2021 Film London Jarman Award – Adham FaramawyGeorgina StarrGuy Oliver, Jasmina CibicLarry Achiampong and Sophia Al-Maria – this weekend gives you the opportunity to view their films alongside a special live online programme that explores their different practices through talks and performances. 

We are able to provide closed captioning for the majority of this event and screening programme, including the majority of the live parts.

In partnership with Film London Artists’ Moving Image Network. 

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Sophia Al-Maria screens of a selection of shorts followed by a reading of new writing from Sophia Al-Maria.

Jasmina Cibic is joined in conversation with the curator and writer iLiana Fokianaki to discuss Cibic’s new film The Gift,  exploring its use of ‘historical readymades’.

Guy Oliver presents Renemberence Day, a meandering lecture performance inspired by the artists incorrect pronunciation of the word ‘remember’ when he was a young child, drawing parallels between mispronouncing and misremembering. The lecture discusses popular songs that explore remembering and reminiscing in their titles and evolves into a brief history of memorable moments from The Brit Awards, and moments of protest and transgression on live television. The performance features musical accompaniment from the artist and musician Tom Loffill.

A screening of Larry Achiampong is joined for an in conversation between the artist and the writer Charlotte Jansen about Achiempong’s works The Expulsion and Relic 3 .

Adham Faramawy is in conversation with curator Kostas Stasinopoulos, followed by a poetry reading from writer Nisha Ramayya.

Georgina Starr‘s performance lecture The Voices of Quarantaine (Part 1) Georgina Starr dissects the personal, philosophical and theoretical inspirations behind her new commission Quarantaine, which features in the Jarman Award Touring Programme.


Larry Achiampong

Beyond the Substrata

Astral Bodies - 4

Sophia Al-Maria and Sin Wai Kin

Astral Bodies Electric Make Up!

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Jasmina Cibic

The Gift

3 (3)

Adham Faramawy

the air is subtle, various and sweet

You Know Nothing of my Work still 01

Guy Oliver

You know Nothing of my Work
33 mins’

08. GEORGINA STARR Quarantaine (Film still) 2020

Georgina Starr


Access Information

The Whitechapel Gallery is committed to making all of our events as accessible as possible for every audience member. Please contact if you would like to discuss a particular request and we will gladly discuss with you the best way to accommodate it. 

About This Event 

– This event takes place online only 

– You can access this event for free through this web page and also on the Whitechapel Gallery’s YouTube Channel, here:  

– This event is suitable for those over the age of 16 

– We are unable to provide British Sign Language interpretation for this event 

– We are able to provide closed captioning for the majority of this event, including the majority of the live parts.

– As the event is more than one hour, we will take regular rest breaks throughout. 

– As the event is being live streamed, you can access it from your home if you have access to an internet connection 

– The event will be available for replay on this page afterwards, pending speaker consent. 

This information will be updated where required.